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Wellbeing week October 8th-12th 2018

Well-being week will take place in Coláiste Muire from October 8th-12th 2018. This is the schedule:

Monday 8th October

Year Activity Location Time Supervising Teacher(s)



‘Minding Me’ Workshop

‘Minding Me’ Workshop

‘Minding Me’ Workshop

Assembly Hall

Assembly Hall

Assemly Hall

8.45- 10.45

11.00 – 1.00

1.35 – 3.35

Ms. O’ Brien & Ms. Heffernan

Ms. Heffernan

Ms. O’ Brien









Ms. Twomey’s Room 9.25 – 10.05

10.05 – 10.45

12.20 – 1.00

2.15 – 2.55

Ms Twomey/Ms. O’ Driscoll



Cookery Demo

Beat the Blues Talk

Beat the Blues Talk

Kitchen Complex Carrigaline

N. Oliver

N. Oliver


12.20-2.15 (Break for lunch)

2.15 – 3.35

4B Teachers

Ms. Clifford (2.15 – 2.55)

5th Year Marie Keating Foundation Talk Demo Room (to be confirmed) 10.00 – 10.45 5th Year Teachers
6th Year Marie Keating Foundation Talk Demo Room (to be confirmed) 11.15 – 12.00 6th Year Teachers

Tuesday 9th October

Year Activity Location Time Teacher T.Y’s
1st Years Crosshaven-Carrigaline Walk followed by a Healthy Breakfast Home Ec. Room 8.50

(Students will go to class for roll call & then be called out of class)

Ms. Manley & PE Dept.


Beat the Blues Talk

Beat the Blues Talk

N. Oliver

N. Oliver

9.25 – 10.45

1.35 – 2.55

4C Teachers

4D Teachers

5th Year

2 x Religion Classes

Retreat Scala Retreat Centre


8.45 – 3.35 R.E Teachers
All Staff Restorative Yoga Session Ms. Twomey’s room 4.00 – 5.00


Wednesday 10th October – World Mental Health Day


Year Activity Location Time Teacher T.Y’s
1st Years HSE Nurse Talk Demo Room (to be confirmed) 9.40 – 10.45 Ms. Manley
T.Y’s Cork Mental Health Foundation Annual Seminar Silver Springs 9.00 – 2.55 Ms. O’ Brien & Ms. Heffernan
5th Year

2 x Religion Classes

Retreat Scala Retreat Centre


8.45 – 3.35 R.E Teachers

Ms. O’ Boyle’s Religion class

Yoga Ms. Twomey’s room 9.25 Ms. Twomey/Ms. O’ Driscoll


Thursday 11th October

Year Activity Location Time Teacher T.Y’s
2nd year Crosshaven-Carrigaline Walk followed by a Healthy Breakfast Home Ec. Room 8.50

(Students will go to class for roll call & then be called out of class)

Ms. Manley & PE Dept.
3rd year Movie (to be confirmed) Lunch Room

(to be confirmed)

1.45 – 3.35 3rd year teachers
6th Years

Ms. O’ Mahony’s Religion Class

Ms. Aherne’s Religion Class

Yoga Yoga Ms. Twomey’s roomMs. Twomey’s room 8.45 – 9.2511.00 – 11.40 Ms. Twomey/ Ms. O’ Driscoll


Friday 12th October


Year Activity Location Time Teacher T.Y’s
All Staff Breakfast Staff Room 8.00 onwards
1st Years Health Quiz Assembly Hall 11.00 – 1.00 Ms. O’ Brien/Ms. Heffernan TY Wellbeing Team & Meitheal Team
6th years:

Sr. Eleanor’s Religion class

Yoga Ms Twomey’s Room 10.05 – 10.45 Ms. Twomey/Ms. O’ Driscoll


Additional Activities

Quiet Room: N. Oliver will be used as a silent space during lunchtimes each day for students/teachers that would like some quiet time


Movie Screening – The mental health themed movie ‘Inside Out’ will be screened each day in the Demo room at lunchtime (1.00 – 1.30)

Parents’ Association AGM

The AGM of Coláiste Muire Parents’ Association will take place on Tuesday October 2nd at 7.30 p.m.

A vacancy has occurred on the Board of Management for a parent’s representative. The vacancy will be filled on that night. It is important that all parents attend.

Coláiste Muire Open Night


Culture week in Coláiste Muire 2018

Culture week will take place in Coláiste Muire next week from 18th-21st September.



Tuesday 18th of September

German quote- intercom
2nd Year French Breakfast

4B African Drumming 9:30-10:30

1B & 1C African Drumming 11:00 – 12:00
1A African drumming 12:00 – 1:00


Wednesday 19th of September

Spanish quote – intercom
L.C. Art students Glucksman guided tour  9:25 – 12:20
Transition Year Cinema to see Irish Film “Black 47.” 11:00 – 3:35


Thursday 20th of September

Italian quote – intercom

Screening of “Loving Vincent” for 5th Years. 8:45 – 10:45 Assembly Hall.


Friday 21st of September

Nigerian quote – Intercom

Fundraiser for Zambia School’s Project – (Get official title from Eleanor) No Uniform day. Students to wear either colours of another country or sports jersey of another country/county.

World music to be played over the intercom at break time
1A & 1B (1/2) Cultural Dance Workshop 11:00 – 12:00
1B (1/2) & 1C Cultural Dance Workshop 12:00 – 1:00

Coláiste Muire Twitter

We are delighted to announce that we now have an official school Twitter account. We will be posting information and events relevant to our school. You can follow the page @colmuirechaven

or follow the link at Colaiste Muire Twitter Page

Science week in Coláiste Muire

Next week is Science Week. We are celebrating it with a range of activities.

On Monday all TY students will attend coding workshops in the school.

On Tuesday there will be a science treasure hunt for First Years.

Second Years will take part in a paper plane flying competition which will be held during science and PE classes throughout the week.

There will be science movies, factory visits and a science photography competition throughout the week which will involve most of the rest of the students.

Ukulele night in aid of the Hope Foundation

A great night guaranteed in support of Transition students, Grace Murphy and Shauna Duane in their fundraising efforts to go to Kolkatta (calcutta) to help and assist with the HOPE FOUNDATION

TICKETS on sale in Centra Crosshaven or call 085 850 1483

Health Promotion week 2017


Health Promotion week took place in Coláiste Muire from Monday 15th to Friday 19th May. Here are some of the highlights


  • First year students went on a fun walk
  • Transition Year students attended a presentation themed” Your Health Your Choice” by the Maire Keating foundation. The key areas of the talk were giving up smoking, eating a healthy diet and maintaining a healthy weight, exercise, avoiding exposure to the sun and sunbeds, reducing alcohol consumption
  • Healthy breakfasts in the morning for staff and students
  • Beat the Blues talk for fifth year students dealing with issues relating to Good Mental Health
  • Internet Safety Talk for all First Year and Second Year students
  • Second Year Tour based on Water sports theme – all day
  • Wheelchair Basketball Tournament between students and teachers
  • Visit from students from Cope whom will be hosted by a selection of Transition  year students.
  • Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Year students attended a talk from Caroline Crotty Psychotherapist and John Lonergan former governor of Mount Joy Prison.
  • A talk was organised for Parents from on Issues relating to Parenting delivered by Caroline Crotty and John Lonergan
  • Health & Fitness  –  Fun Gym Session for junior students
  • Future is Food “ Food Fair “ hosted by Fourth Year students .All profits went to “Save Our Spire” Campaign

Coláiste Muire local history exhibition and Food Fair – Friday, May 19th 2017

The Transition Year students of Coláiste Muire  invited the wider community to a local history exhibition in the school library on Friday 19th May between 1.40 p.m and 3.00 p.m.
Visitors viewed images and other sources which outline Crosshaven’s rich heritage. Exhibits include the Cork-Passage railway, maritime history, local churches and much more.
Visitors got the opportunity to purchase home-made lemonade, summer relishes and marinades in food stalls. These products were produced in conjunction with the “Future is food” programme.
The students raised 350 euro which will go to the “Save our Steeple” campaign. This campaign aims to renovate the old Templebreedy Church.

Evening talk for parents – Thursday 18th May

As part of our Health Promotion Week 2017, Coláiste Muire, Crosshaven will host a talk for parents of our students. The talk will be held in the Assembly Hall of Coláiste Muire on Thursday, 18th May at 7.00 p.m. The guest speakers are Psychotherapist Caroline Crotty and Ex-Governor of Mount Joy John Lonergan The theme of the evening is “The Challenges and Rewards of Parenting”.  John and Caroline will focus on a number of important issues facing parents of children of all ages. The main points will include our relationship with modern technology and social media and the dangers to our children. They will also talk about the importance of good communication.


It promises to be a very enjoyable and informative evening.